Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Experiencing ‘nikah Captivity’ in the West: Gendered Conflicts over Ending Muslim Marriages" (Journal of Muslims in Europe, online, September 16, 2021), Anika Liversage (The Danish Center for Social Science Research), based on a series of interviews with Muslim women, finds that second-generation Muslims in Denmark are more easily able … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Workshop: Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) Digitization Workshop, September 29, 2021

From the organizers: This brief workshop will be conducted in two parts: Introduction of field digitization: The first half will serve as an introduction to the field providing an outline of the basic equipment and techniques needed to put together a mobile digital suite. Walid Mourad, Field Director for the Middle East, Africa and South … Continue reading Workshop: Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) Digitization Workshop, September 29, 2021

Keynote Lecture: “Prospects of Middle Eastern Studies in the Context of Digital Humanities” by Maxim Romanov, IDHN, September 6, 2021 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

From the organizers: Abstract: Digital humanities has become a prominent part of academic life in the course of the past two decades. Nonetheless, even digital humanists do not agree among themselves when it comes to defining this new academic domain. The lecture will offer a vision of digital humanities that aims at adapting Middle Eastern … Continue reading Keynote Lecture: “Prospects of Middle Eastern Studies in the Context of Digital Humanities” by Maxim Romanov, IDHN, September 6, 2021 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm